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Digoxin is a medicine licensed to treat congestive heart failure and atrial fibrillation. This prescription drug works by blocking a certain enzyme in the body, allowing the heart to be more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body. It comes in the form of a tablet, an injection, and an oral liquid (elixir). Potential side effects include nausea, headaches, and dizziness.
What Is Digoxin?Digoxin (Lanoxin®) is a prescription medication approved to treat the following conditions:
- Heart failure, also called congestive heart failure (CHF)
- Atrial fibrillation, a type of irregular heart rhythm, or heart arrhythmia.